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James Allen Barbee

October 21, 1922 — January 29, 2019

James Allen "Jim" Barbee, 96, of Waterloo, IL, died January 29, 2019, at home in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 21, 1922, in Halls, TN.

Jim moved his family to Waterloo in 1961 to take a position with Harrisonville Telephone Company where he retired after 30 years.

Jim, a WWII Army veteran served as an infantry man in North Africa and Italy where he was wounded and awarded the Bronze Star among other medals.

He is survived by his wife Martha Barbee of Waterloo; 2 children James F. Barbee of Kansas City and Cherry (Les) Horn of Waterloo; 3 grandchildren Gretchen (Bryce) Turnbull, Matt (Kara) Horn, and Jennifer (Nick) McKenzie; and 3 great grandchildren.

Private funeral at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery at a later date..

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